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Location. UNEP. OAS. ANA. Govt agencies Communities External agents Schools. Water Users. São Francisco Project Operational Structure. GEF São Francisco. P2. ACTIVITIES S1 S2 S3... Sn. WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. Priority Issues i n the San Francisco Basin.

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s o francisco project operational structure



Govt agencies Communities External agents Schools

Water Users

São Francisco Project Operational Structure

GEF São Francisco



S1 S2 S3... Sn


priority issues i n the san francisco basin
Priority Issues in the San Francisco Basin
  • Insufficient water for the multiple uses
  • Undisciplined exploitation ef the surface water
  • separated from the groundwater
  • Water use conflicts
  • Restrictions to navigation
  • Inadequate soil occupancy and use
  • Water pollution from point and diffuse sources
  • Degradation of the aquatic ecosystem and loss of biodiversity
  • Lack of institutional integration and cooperation
gef project components
GEF Project Components
  • I- River Basin and Coastal Zone Environmental Analysis
  • II- Public and Stakeholder Participation
  • III- Organizational Structure Development
  • IV- Watershed Management Program Formulation

a) Information Sharing and Dissemination

b) Quantification of Water use and use Conflicts

c) Financial Mechanisms

d) Formulation of the WMP

basic principles of the gef projects
Basic Principles of the GEF Projects
  • Community Involvement: Bottom up formulation
  • Continuity: Who will be responsible
  • Sustainability: Assuring the necessary support
  • Replicability: Multiplying the successful practices
best practices a
Best Practices - A
  • Assesment of mining impacts on the water resources of the Upper São Francisco
best practices b
Best Practices - B
  • Partnership with communities to improve water resources quality
best practices c
Best Practices - C
  • Groundwater Monitoring
best practices d
Best Practices - D
  • Land-use mapping
best practices e
Best Practices - E
  • Assessment of contribution of river transport to agricultural progress
best practices f
Best Practices - F
  • Hydrodinamic and sediment study of
  • the Lower San Francisco and adjacent coastal zone
best practices g
Best Practices - G

Monitoring water quality in the Lower-Middle San Francisco

best practices h
Best Practices - H

Restoration of the icthyofauna and determination of nutrient load in the water

best practices i
Best Practices - I

Preserving springs and riparian forests